Operacion Puerto doping ring suspects finally go on trial

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Five years after Operacion Puerto, Spain's biggest anti-doping investigation, began, seven individuals now face formal charges, including the doctor at the centre of the case, Eufemiano Fuentes, as well as two former top sports directors, Manolo Saiz and Vicente Belda.

Saiz, Belda - the directors of the former ONCE and Kelme teams - as well as Fuentes, his sister Yolanda (also a doctor), haematologist Jose Luis Merino Batres, Kelme second director Ignacio Labarta and another doctor, Alfredo Cordova, all face charges of offences against public health.

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